johann-johannssonJohann Johannsson is attached to score the upcoming action thriller Mandy. The film will be directed by Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow) and is set to star Nicolas Cage. The movie is set in the primal wilderness of 1983 where a broken and haunted man hunts an unhinged religious sect who slaughtered the love of his life. Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller (CootiesCamino) & Elijah Wood are producing the project for Spectrevision, alongside Nate Bolotin (The Raid 2) for XYZ Films and Adrian Politowski (Erased) for Umedia. The composer has previously scored 2013’s McCanick produced by Noah & Waller.Mandy is set to shoot this summer in Belgium. A release in 2018 is expected. (Deadline)

Johannsson’s other upcoming projects include Darren Aronofskys’s Mother! starring Jennifer Lawrence, Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 and James Marsh’s The Mercy.